Radiation Oncology

Daniel E. Hyer, PhD


Proton Therapy Technical Director
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 01615 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-2441

Email: daniel-hyer@uiowa.edu


BS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
MS, Medical Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
PhD, Medical Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Residency, Medical Physics, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Radiation Therapy Physicist, Iowa Department of Public Health
Therapeutic Medical Physics, American Board of Radiology

Selected Publications

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Moignier A, Gelover E, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R, Kirk M, Lin L, Solberg T, Lin A, Hyer D.  Theoretical benefits of dynamic collimation in pencil beam scanning proton therapy for brain tumors: Dosimetric and radiobiological metrics.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2015 October 8. 

Hyer D, Bova F, Buatti J.  Radiosurgical Devices.  Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..  2015 September. 

Morel P, Wu X, Blin G, Vialette S, Flynn R, Hyer D, Wang D.  Spot weight adaptation for moving target in spot scanning proton therapy.  Frontiers in Oncology.  2015 May. 5(119):1-7.

Wang D, Smith B, Gelover E, Flynn R, Hyer D.  A method to select aperture margin in collimated spot scanning proton therapy.  Phys Med Biol.  2015 April 7. 60(7):N109-N119.

Gelover E, Wang D, Hill P, Flynn R, Gao M, Laub S, Pankuch M, Hyer D.  A method for modeling laterally asymmetric proton beamlets resulting from collimation.  Med Phys.  2015 March. 42(3):1321-1334.

Hoerner M, Stepusin E, Hyer D, Hintenlang D.  Characterizing energy dependence and count rate performance of a dual scintillator fiber-optic detector for computed tomography.  Med Phys.  2015 March. 42(3):1268-1279.

Wang D, Dirksen B, Hyer D, Buatti J, Sheybani A, Dinges E, Feldeman N, TenNapel M, Bayouth J, Flynn R.  Impact of spot size on plan quality of spot scanning proton radiosurgery for peripheral brain lesions.  Med Phys.  2014 December. 41(12):121705.

Hyer D, Hill P, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R.  Effects of spot size and spot spacing on lateral penumbra reduction when using a dynamic collimation system for spot scanning proton therapy.  Phys Med Biol.  2014 November 21. 59(22):N187-196.

Hyer D, Hill P, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R.  A dynamic collimation system for penumbra reduction in spot-scanning proton therapy: proof of concept.  Med Phys.  2014 September. 41(9):091701.

Sheybani A, TenNapel M, Lack W, Clerkin P, Hyer D, Sun W, Jacobson G.  Risk of radiation-induced malignancy with heterotopic ossification prophylaxis: a case-control analysis.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2014 July 1. 89(3):584-589.

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